40 kg opium, 16 poppy seeds bags recovered 8n Manipur

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Imphal: Imphal East Police commandos on Thursday stumbled four drug smugglers and recovered 40 kg of Opium and16 bags of poppy seeds.

The drug smugglers were Sham Bahabur Dahal, 23, son of late Chandrabahadur Dahal, Sanjit Dahal, 27, son of Gangaram Dahal;  Bishnu Adhikari, 42, son of late Chandrabahadur Adhikari; and

Khemraj Adhikari, 31, son of Chandrabahadur Adhikari , all belonged to Shongphel Village, Ukhrul district of Manipur.

They were nabbed from Shongphel village road near the waiting shed at 4:45 a.m. and recovered 40 kg of Opium, 16 bags of poppy seeds, one mobile phone, one AADHAR cards.

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The arrested persons along with the seized items are being handed over to Litan Police station for further necessary legal procedures, police said.

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